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Sparks stays perfect
Despite starting the prep football season with two straight wins, questions still existed about how Sparks would square up against one of the 3A North’s top teams.
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Raiders too much for Hawks
RENO — The Reed Raiders football team overcame a scare in the fourth quarter to beat the Hug Hawks Friday night, 34-20.
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Spanish Springs holds off Galena
It was the Austin Rauh Show Friday night at Galena High School. The Spanish Springs senior did just about everything but drive the Cougars' bus and cook the pregame meal in leading his SSHS football team to a 34-21 triumph in Northern 4A league prep football action.
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Sparks boys soccer settles for tie; SHS girls shut out
The Sparks Railroaders got off nearly three times as many shots as their counterparts from North Tahoe, but it made no difference on the final scoreboard. The two teams still settled for a 1-1 tie in 3A North League boys soccer action Thursday.
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Prep football season rolls into Week 3
It’s shaping up to be a fun fall for Rail City prep football teams. Sparks and Spanish Springs are both 2-0 on the young season and Reed, a traditional Northern 4A power picked up a win last week after dropping its season debut to a tough California foe.
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Railroaders, Cougars swept
The Sparks High Railroaders were swept in a non-league home volleyball match by Portola, Calif Wednesday. Despite the defeat, third-year coach Tarina Elliott said things are looking up for her young squad.
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SSHS boys soccer dumps Manogue; Carson too much for Reed
A relentless attack by the Spanish Springs boys soccer team Wednesday afternoon spelled disaster for Bishop Manogue.
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Cougars win at Washoe
The Spanish Springs girls golf team took home the top awards Tuesday at the second High Desert League golf tournament of the fall season, hosted by Washoe Golf Course in Reno.
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SSHS volleyball sweeps Wooster; Reed falls at Douglas
It was a far cry from last year’s five-game marathon that saw fans leaving Wooster High close to 9 p.m.
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Sp. Springs, Manogue draw in girls soccer; Reed falls to Carson
RENO — The Spanish Springs Cougars overcame a slow start to salvage a 3-3 tie at Bishop Manogue in girls prep soccer Tuesday afternoon.
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Transfer adds depth to Cougars girls golf
It’s never easy moving to a different school in a different city, especially in your senior year of high school.
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Natenstedt wins IMCA feature
Great late summer weather set the stage for a late season racing show here Saturday evening. And fans in the stands were treated to an evening of hard racing.
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Cougars shoot down Hawks
RENO — A week ago Spanish Springs won in spite of its defense getting torched for 44 points. On Friday night, the SSHS gridders won because their defense played shutdown football and forced three second-half Hug turnovers to post a 22-7 home win in Northern 4A prep football action.
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Sparks, Reed win in hostile territory
The Sparks Railroaders won’t have to worry about ending the prep football season on a nine-game losing streak this season.
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Nevada wins season opener
RENO — Colin Kaepernick passed for 306 yards and two touchdowns and rushed for two others as Nevada beat Eastern Washington 49-24 on Thursday.
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Spanish Springs spikers spank Sparks; Reed wins at Whittell
Sparks and Spanish Springs hooked up in a prep volleyball battle Thursday night but the clash of spikers wound up one-sided. The Cougars were never threatened and rolled to a 25-9, 25-8, 25-12 non-league victory at home.
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Local football programs gear up for Week 2 tilts
Nevada's high school football season kicked off last week and all three Rail City schools got their feet wet in season openers. While the local program had different results, all three coaches saw reason for optimism and areas that need sharper execution.
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Cougars win first HDL tournament
The High Desert League girls golf season could not have started much better for the Spanish Springs Cougars. The SSHS squad posted a 348 team total to easily win the HDL’s first tournament of the fall season.
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Spanish Springs, Reed boys soccer win league openers
Spanish Springs midfielder Irvin Somera did his best to get the Cougars off on the right foot in the Northern 4A boys soccer opener Wednesday afternoon at Wooster.
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Volleyball Roundup: Cougars outlast Truckee; Sparks, Reed swept
Ignoring the fact it’s the first week of the season and Spanish Springs and Truckee aren’t in the same classification, there was some heated playoff style volleyball going on in north Sparks Tuesday night.
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